Main light in living room is 'pulsing'.
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Main light in living room is 'pulsing'.

by meldrew21 » Mon Oct 27, 2008 10:21 pm

Hi guys, we don't use our main centre light in living room often. When I switched it on recently it was pulsing. Is this a common fault?

Thanks in advance

Kev

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by ericmark » Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:06 am

Only with dimmer switches. Sometimes the coiled coil of the bulb causes the dimmer to malfunction changing make of bulb normal cures it.
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by meldrew21 » Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:36 pm

Thanks for replying, Eric. I've tried a couple of different makes and type of bulb but get the same problem. I'll continue to swap some bulbs around tomorrow to see if it stops.

In the meantime I'd like to ask ...is it possible that the dimmer is playing up? I'd be happy to replace it if that fixes the problem.


Kev

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by ericmark » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:13 am

Yes very likely but no guarantee

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by meldrew21 » Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:11 pm

Cheers, Eric. Thanks for your help.

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by meldrew21 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:52 am

Replaced the switch and problem cured. Cheers, Eric.

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